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by RockportDave
Mon Dec 17, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Riding on the Beach
Replies: 4
Views: 136

Re: Riding on the Beach

Wouldn't want to go much past beach access 1. Gets real soft toward the larger condo's. There were a few places that really slowed my truck and the further you go the less packed the road gets. Looks like fun and I still want to ride ole blue down for a weekend. We usually don’t get on the beach, b...
by RockportDave
Sun Dec 16, 2018 8:07 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Riding on the Beach
Replies: 4
Views: 136

Re: Riding on the Beach

I hope you take the bike to the carwash soon. Lots of nooks and crannies to hide salty sand. That said, the last time I rode on the beach was at South Padre. Had to get towed out. My gl1100 buried up to the engine. Yes sir, it will get a bath Thursday. My job seems to think we need training a week ...
by RockportDave
Sat Dec 15, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Riding on the Beach
Replies: 4
Views: 136

Riding on the Beach

Normally we don’t get off of pavement, but we went to Port Aransas today and drove down On The Beach Dr which is sand. It’s packed very well stays smooth. No wind so not much wave action and the tide was very low. Temp 65°. Great day for a ride. Dave E348E039-088E-49AB-ACAD-EDC942D9D697.jpeg D661747...
by RockportDave
Sun Dec 09, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Relay Wiring for Air Horns
Replies: 4
Views: 233

Re: Relay Wiring for Air Horns

I added a WOLO Bad Boy on mine and followed their instructions. The same as WingAdmin, I spliced into the OEM wiring on the left horn so my factory horns still work. I ran the fused power to the relay and ground from the horn direct off the battery. Dave FFF7294F-E6C1-47E7-848A-1D0D8C1E5478.png A134...
by RockportDave
Sun Dec 09, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Dash lights stay on when key in "lock" position
Replies: 5
Views: 316

Re: Dash lights stay on when key in "lock" position

Looking at the schematic, nothing should have power in “LOCK and OFF” positions.
Dave


by RockportDave
Thu Nov 29, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: RockportFulton Hummerbird Festival
Replies: 8
Views: 335

Re: RockportFulton Hummerbird Festival

Great pics Mario. Thanks for sending them.
We had a couple stick around until the end of October, but it cooled off and they went south.
Dave
by RockportDave
Wed Nov 21, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Happy Thanksgiving Day
Replies: 6
Views: 147

Re: Happy Thanksgiving Day

Happy Thanksgiving to you Bill and all who celebrate.
Dave
by RockportDave
Tue Nov 20, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Petcock Time
Replies: 7
Views: 385

Re: Petcock Time

Thanks wingdings.
I checked all my vacuum lines when I rebuilt the carbs. The screws on the petcock were just snug, allowing fuel to leak out the bottom. I had planned to rebuild it anyway because the bike sat unused for some time before we got it.
Dave
by RockportDave
Sun Nov 18, 2018 9:04 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: loses power cuts off like no gas while riding
Replies: 23
Views: 740

Re: loses power cuts off like no gas while riding

I hope that solves the problem.
With all the “how to’s” and helpful folks on this site we can fix just about anything on our bikes.
Dave
by RockportDave
Thu Nov 15, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Ignition key
Replies: 31
Views: 1350

Re: Ignition key

bellboy40 wrote:
Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:31 am
My key blank is HD75. The slot is on the other side of the key when looking at it like your picture.Goldwing key.JPG
It’s my understanding they are HD74 or HD75 depending on left hand or right hand. It seems year model doesn’t matter.
Dave
by RockportDave
Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:40 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Ignition key
Replies: 31
Views: 1350

Re: Ignition key

The same thing happened to me yesterday on the trunk lock. The key would go in, but would not turn. I shot silicone spray in the lock using the small red tube on the can. Ran the key in and out several times and it works great now. I also gave all the locks a shot of silicone spray afterwards and th...
by RockportDave
Wed Nov 14, 2018 9:50 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: New Rear Tire
Replies: 7
Views: 324

Re: New Rear Tire

dingdong, I know I’m full of hot air, but I don’t think I have enough to reach OKC...it is supposed to warm up tomorrow. Got the tire on and everything back together. Took a cold test ride to fill it up and everything seems good to go. While taking it apart, I noticed a crack in one of the saddle ba...
by RockportDave
Wed Nov 14, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: Police Hoverbike
Replies: 9
Views: 298

Re: Police Hoverbike

If my bike has problems and dies, I coast to the side of the road. If this thing has problems and dies...guess it depends on how high you are when it happens.
Dave
by RockportDave
Tue Nov 13, 2018 9:56 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: New Rear Tire
Replies: 7
Views: 324

Re: New Rear Tire

My photos are not rotating in the forum. WingAdmin is working on it. I have a pitbull m/c jack that will pick the bike up 2’. I cut a hole in a 2x6 to fit a small floor jack head and used it to roll the wheel out from under the bike. Makes it easy for one person to remove the wheel. I do need you to...
by RockportDave
Tue Nov 13, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: New Rear Tire
Replies: 7
Views: 324

Re: New Rear Tire

Got the new tire mounted with Dynabeads installed. Got it on the bike, but threw my back out so it’s a slow go to finish. It’s 40°F with a 20 mph north wind today so I’m in no hurry to finish. We’ve decided not to install the Jacuzzi tub. It is wider than the existing tub, so the drain will be about...
by RockportDave
Sun Nov 11, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: loses power cuts off like no gas while riding
Replies: 23
Views: 740

Re: loses power cuts off like no gas while riding

The petcock is in front of the gas cap.


Follow this link to wingdings tutorial on rebuilding when you get your kit.
viewtopic.php?f=14&t=36257
Dave
by RockportDave
Sun Nov 11, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Exhaust tips
Replies: 5
Views: 273

Re: Exhaust tips

Cyclemax has a set for $80.
Dave
by RockportDave
Sun Nov 11, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: put away for winter
Replies: 39
Views: 960

Re: put away for winter

We will get up to 65°F today, but have another front coming tomorrow which will bring the temps down in the 40’s for Tuesday. We will be back to the 60’s by the weekend and 70’s next week.
I’ll be mowing the yard and harvesting oranges this afternoon.
Dave
by RockportDave
Sat Nov 10, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Thinking of trying this for voltmeter mount...Thoughts
Replies: 13
Views: 1118

Re: Thinking of trying this for voltmeter mount...Thoughts

This is a panel that's ideal to mount two 2" gauges for voltmeter, or coolant temp, or oil pressure, or ambient temp etc. There should be a limited number of them available by Xmas. Just a thought, , , , ,:) 2016 auction.jpg I have search the internet for these with no success. Where can they be pu...
by RockportDave
Sat Nov 10, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Routing for 2000 GL1500 SE Pillion foot rest cable
Replies: 3
Views: 192

Re: Routing for 2000 GL1500 SE Pillion foot rest cable

I have my 1999 torn down waiting on a rear tire. Here are some pics.
Dave








by RockportDave
Fri Nov 09, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: New Rear Tire
Replies: 7
Views: 324

Re: New Rear Tire

She’s wanting to ride as much as I do and is “patiently waiting for Monday. The weather finally cooled off here to 50/60 degrees so riding is nice.
Dave
by RockportDave
Fri Nov 09, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: New Rear Tire
Replies: 7
Views: 324

New Rear Tire

While removing the rear wheel on my 1500 to grease the driveshaft and splines, I noticed a roofing nail in my rear tire. I was planning to go to the darkside with an Austone when this G3 tire was ready for replacement, but it still had some miles left so I haven’t ordered one. I am on vacation and w...
by RockportDave
Fri Nov 09, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: put away for winter
Replies: 39
Views: 960

Re: put away for winter

During the hurricane, we lost a large and small storage building so we had a driveway put in and had this building built and brought in (14’x26’). It’s 14” from the ground so I built a ramp using treated 2x8’s. It has enough room to work on the bike in the dry. Dave 6058EE7A-79CE-4B2B-B6CF-7141774B9...
by RockportDave
Thu Nov 08, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: Petcock Time
Replies: 7
Views: 385

Re: Petcock Time

Thanks to wingdings tutorial got the petcock rebuilt with ease. It was working fine, but leaking out the bottom and had grunge buildup. The bottom screws were only snug.
The diaphragms were semi dried out.
Dave


by RockportDave
Thu Nov 08, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: GL1500 Information & Questions
Topic: loud ticking lower right side of engine...
Replies: 8
Views: 477

Re: loud ticking lower right side of engine...

Seafoam, magic in a can!
Glad you got it working. I remember using “Marvel Mystery Oil” years ago to quiet down the lifter noises in high mileage, gunked up car engines.
Dave